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#VIRAL: "Dont be Afraid" : Afghan news anchor onscreen with armed taliban group memers standing behind him

WATCH: A video of an Afghan television anchor surrounded by armed Taliban fighters has gone viral on social media with questions being raised on the Taliban's promise of the freedom of the press. The video, which was shared on Twitter by BBC reporter and anchorperson Yalda Hakim, purportedly shows the news anchor of a local channel in Afghanistan reading a statement from the Taliban on-screen while eight armed men stand behind him in the studio.

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